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The Memory Palace

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From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
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Hollywood, CA

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From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

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English


Episodes

Episode 131 (Lost Locusts)

9/11/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music High Aura'dAll the Spirits that Dance Notes book

Duration:00:10:42

Episode 130 (Independence Hall 2: The Legend of Walter Knott)

8/22/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music PenguinsLullaby (the 1st)Hear Gentle ThreatEquality Under the LawThe Lady with the Golden StockingsMaggi's Flute - Lifting OffIn an 18th Century Drawing RoomEvelop

Duration:00:15:45

Summer Re-run: Episode 68 (White Heat, White Light)

8/7/2018
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Music * Under the credits is Harlaamstrat 74 off of John Dankworth’s Modesty Blaise score. * The opening loop is from Mr. Knight from Coltrane Plays the Blues, which you should own. * The violin piece is Occam II for Violin, a piece by Silvia Tarozzi, played by Pauline Oliveros. * Next up is Mikuro’s Blues from the mighty David S. Ware’ mighty Go See the World. * The amazing orchestral pieces is Triumph by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Carlos Nino from Fill the Heart- Shaped Cup * Finally,...

Duration:00:08:57

Episode 129: Uplift

7/26/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music The Bundt Diaries Kola (Lighthouse Version)Snow CanonThe Morning AfterGeometria del UniversoBug's WalkTouch Me & DieThe Last Tears of a Deceased

Duration:00:12:22

Episode 128 (Patience)

7/4/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Notes hereHelp Me to Find My People

Duration:00:08:10

A White Horse, re-released on the second anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

6/12/2018
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This piece was originally released a few days after the shooting deaths of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It is re-released here on the second anniversary of the event. If you are so moved, please donate to any of these charities: Equality Florida. Human Rights Campaign. Everytown for Gun Safety. Trans Lifeline

Duration:00:09:50

No Summer (Episode 127)

6/4/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Notes The Year Without a Summer: 1816 and the Volcano that Darkened the World and Changed historythis video

Duration:00:11:51

Episode 126 (The 8th Story)

5/17/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music WavelandN.Y.C.Stars vs. CreaturesWieseMissing PieceFog TropesSpindriftLonging for a Frozen SkyWakeGalaxies Like Grains Minuet for Cheap Piano

Duration:00:09:56

Episode 125: Snakes!

4/25/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Ferris WheelHerman's MaltDavid Goes HuntingDouble PortraitIdea of Order at Kyson PointBicycles and FlasksIl Tamoure dei BambiniA Naga Swaram-Snake Charmers MelodyCompletely Gone

Duration:00:12:54

Episode 124 (Junk Room)

4/5/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Music

Duration:00:13:10

A quick update and a bonus episode

3/27/2018
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A quick update and a brief little bonus episode.

Duration:00:07:13

Episode 123: Outliers

3/12/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Valentine My Funny Notes an extraordinary article

Duration:00:07:00

Big Block of Cheese - Bonus episode

2/22/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. This special episode was originally made for a live episode of The West Wing Weekly. To hear a live version of this story (and the rest of a particularly delightful TWWW episode), visit thewestwingweekly.com. Music MoonbowWipe the Slate CleanAwkward RideJustine and Sami

Duration:00:08:45

Episode 122 (Hercules)

2/12/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Facing the ObstaclesNice Breeze Isn't It?The Things Left UnsaidView from a Balcony1979 The Puritan. Notes this articlethis onethis oneThe Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study.George Washington and Slavery, A Documentary Study.

Duration:00:11:08

Episode 121 (The Nickel Candy Bar)

1/27/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Notes here.thisOxford Companion to American Food & Drink

Duration:00:12:28

Episode 120 (The Prairie Chicken in Wisconsin: Highlights of a Study of Counts, Behavior, Turnover, Movement, and Habitat)

1/13/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Suite, Op. 90: II Menuet Aviary and the Cuckoo in the Heart of the WoodsJuneauThe WaltzDila Ni Dila Notes watch

Duration:00:12:47

Nate's Episode of the Year: If You Have to be a Floor

12/25/2017
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Show Notes Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the sixth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The...

Duration:00:12:34

Episode 119 (John C. Calhoun from the Opposite Side of the Line that Divides the Living from the Dead)

12/15/2017
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Sad SeineTitan's IslandFlowering JasmineMalpensa Notes Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of SpiritualismNew Testament "miracles" and Modern "miracles" The Ordeal of Life: Graphically Illustrated in the Experiences of Fifteen Hundred Individuals Promiscuously Drawn from All Nations, Religions, Classes, & Conditions of Men Alphabetically Arranged and...

Duration:00:09:44

Episode 118 (On the Shores of Assawompset)

11/20/2017
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Notes Thanksgiving: The Biography of an American HolidayHistory of Plymouth, Norfolk, and Barnstable Counties, Massachusetts by Elroy S. ThompsonhereIndian History, Genealogy, Pertaining to the Good Sachem, Massasoit and his Descendants by Ebenezer Weaver PierceThe Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity,Massasoit of the Wamponoags: With...

Duration:00:11:39

Episode 117 (Elizabeth)

11/6/2017
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Up Niek MountainEl cascabel de plataWe hear just a little bit of imgs/ rDissolving CloudsNebulaOnly in the Dark Notes Bittersweet: Diabetes, Insulin, & the Transformation of IllnessBreakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of A Medical Miracle

Duration:00:11:04